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Media Law after Leveson: A view from the coalface

Gillian Phillips
Publication date: 
Wed, 29 May 2013

In this policy brief, the Guardian’s Director of Editorial Legal Services Gillian Phillips presents her perspective on the post-Leveson media law landscape, arguing that journalists are being submerged in a complex network of more and more law and regulation, which threatens not only to restrict but to criminalize journalists’ conduct.